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information, we'll come right back to you. really appreciate it. want to go to to libya where police have arrested four people in connection with a violent death. the u.s. ambassador and four other than americans are in custody in benghazi. they're being indirectly linked to the rocket attack on the u.s. consulate. i want to talk to jimana in tripoli, the libyan capital west of benghazi. first of all, what do we know about those arrested? >> very little, suzanne, so far. what we understand from libyan officials is that at least one of those arrested is a -- they were detained in benghazi yesterday. we know they are being interrogated to see what role they had in the attack, but according to one sore libyan official today, they may not have been directly linked to the attack. they may have ties to the extremist organization that carried out the attack. they have not been charged yet. they are detained and being intrargted acorked to libyan officials, so we should be knowing about this as information is released by the libyan government. >> do we believe these people are really responsible
writing, we are shocked at a time the united states of america is confronting the tragic death in libya, governor romney would choose to launch a political attack. for more on this, we turn to richard engel, live in cairo. bring us up to speed as we wake up this morning. >> reporter: well, the major development is what potentially happened in libya, the city of benghazi. it's not just any officer that was killed but it was the u.s. em bass dor that died because of smoke inhilation. he was visiting the facility in benghazi at the time. those reports have not been confirmed by the u.s. state department. they are being reported across the middle east with live images coming out from in front of the u.s. consulate, now, a burned down shell in the city of benghazi. it would be a major escalation. not only did the attackers storm the building in benghazi, they attacked it with rifles, then opened fire on it with machine guns. if the reports are correct, still unconfirmed by the state department, able to kill the ambassador. >> help us understand, as we sit here in the united states, what is d
in libya, events that led to the murder of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans. fox news has confirmed from an intelligence source on the ground in benghazi that there was no significant or sizable demonstration of any kind in benghazi when the attacks on the consulate were launched. the white house has now apparently decided that the investigation may well lead to a different conclusion than the one the administration has been so certain about for almost a week. >> what i can tell you that we have provided information about what we believe was the precipitating cause of the protests and the violence based on the information that we have had available. there is an ongoing investigation. the fbi is investigating and, that investigation will follow the facts wherever they lead. lou: the libyan government, an intelligence source in benghazi, eyewitnesses in benghazi, pointing to a preplanned, well-organized and coordinated strike that the obama administration still refuses to call a terrorist attack. we'll take up all of those issues here tonight. we begin with the auth
questions about who was behind the deadly attack on our consulate in libya last week and exactly what our state department may have known about any potential threats. that assault took the lives of four americans including ambassador chris stevens and those who were keeping watch. chief washington correspondent james rosen joining us now live at the state department. james, this is a developing story right now. what have you learned today? >> reporter: jamie, good afternoon from the state department where top officials are saying that the evacuation of diplomats, family members and quote, unquote nonessential personnel from our embassies in tunisia and sudan are quote, short term but prudent steps. on friday the american embassy compound in tunisia was breached with damage done to building exterior yors and cars on site as well. nearby american school, international facility, blessedly closed that day was all but destroyed by arson. as for the attack in benghazi that killed chris stevens, our ambassador to libya and three other americans on 9/11 this year, state department spokesperson vi
with at least 100 people showing up. >> bay area native was one of the first american diplomats to try and libya. after moammar gaddafi. president barack obama is paying tribute to bay area native ambassador chris stevens and three others killed in the assault on the u.s. compound in libya, calling them patriots who served america's ideals -- and laid down their lives for others. ambassador chris stevens, 52, had close ties to the bay area. he graduated from piedmont high school in the east bay, cal-berkeley and the u.c. hastings law school in san francisco. all three men died on the anniversary of 911. let us take a look at the san mateo bridge the lanes are back open. at 7:00 a.m. caltran it was doing construction overnight. in the month of october they were scheduled close the san mateo bridge. they will keep replacing bridge decks and even cracks were found during a routine inspection about two years ago. the wind not helping with battling wildfires near a famous art museum. 7:25 protesters around the world from an anti-islamic film that was made in southern california what the global compa
, members on a u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens and three other americans killed when terrorists attacked the u.s. consul at benghazi. debated a resolution on the house for. this is 20 minutes. the clerk: house resolution 786, honoring the four united states public servants who died in libya and condemning the attacks on the united states diplomatic facilities in lya, egypt, and yemen. the spear pro tempore: the gentlelady from florida, ms. ros-lehtinen, and the gentleman will each control 20 minutes. ms. ros-lehtinen: i ask that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and insert extraneous materials on this measure. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. ros-lehtinen: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. ros-lehtinen: iant to thank leader pelosi, leader cantor and others for spearheading this attack. our thoughts and prayers are with the families of chris stevens, sean smith, tyrone woods, and glen doherty, and all those injured in the attacks. on the 11th anniversary of t
mee first ask you about libya, the deaths of those four americans, including the american ambassador to libya on september 11th. friday we got the administration sort of definitive statement this looks as though it was a preplanned attack by a terrorist group and some of whom were sympathetic to al qaeda. why do you think and are you bothered that it has taken them this long from september 11th to now to get to this conclusion? >> i think it interferes with the depiction that the administration is trying to convey that al qaeda is on the wane, that everything is fine in the middle east. >> you think it's political? >> i think there are certain political overtones. how else -- how else could you trot out our u.n. ambassador to say this was a spontaneous demonstration. >> maybe he thought that at the time. >> five days later? that doesn't pass the smell test. it was either willful ignorance or abysmal intelligence to think that people come to spontaneous demonstrations with heavy mortars and the attack goes on for hours, and there were warnings, as you know, because cnn put out part of
with breaking news. it's international. it's out of libya this evening in the city of benghazi. a mob descended on the u.s. consulate in benghazi today and set it on fire. witnesses say explosions were heard nearby and the men who attacked the american building were armed. there are conflicting reports about exactly how grave the attack was on the u.s. consulate. some are siting that a staffer, an american official was killed in the attack on the consulate. now while the state department has condemned the attack, officials are saying it's impossible to confirm the reporting about the potential death of a u.s. official in libya. at least at this time it is impossible to confirm it. nbc news is working to confirm that report. it's based on comments from a libyan official at this time. >>> also today in cairo, a group of protesters there breached the outer walls of the u.s. embassy in cairo. the embassy has been described as fortress-like. you can see that in some of the images. the protesters in cairo reportedly luted some of the buildings inside these outer walls after they breached the perimete
the united states ambassador to libya and three other americans. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> with only 47 days to go until the election, the romney campaign's about to roll out another new strategy. voters will be seeing a lot more of mitt romney. in fact, we're only minutes away from his speech at a rally in florida. our national political correspondent jim acosta is joining us now live from sarasota to set the scene. jim, what's going on? >> reporter: wolf, we expect mitt romney to be out here in sarasota, florida, in just a few minutes from now. this is where his advisors say after a relatively light schedule over the last couple weeks, mitt romney and his campaign will be picking up the pace. and after seeming to defend those comments on that hidden camera video on government dependency, romney appears to be shifting again on that message as well looking for something that will stick. after being caught on tape writing off 47% of voters as obama supporters who are dependent on government, mitt romney was checking his math at a candidate's forum with the spanish
are moving in to coast along the coast of libya as the hunt continues for killers of four americans. president obama vowing justice and continuing search for the murderers and their motive. >> as for the ones we lost last night, i want to assure you we will bring their killers to justice. >> meanwhile mitt romney will hold a campaign event in virginia within the hour still causing a stir after doubling down on his criticism of president obama as an poll guest in chief. politicians here and home and oversay sea oversay sees debating the judgment. >> these are moments that test the characters of the candidates. >> there is a lack of leadership there and that's what i would be hoping about and i hope mitt romney will be looking at the big picture. >> i think it was a big mistake. and it was because we're at the point of the campaign now where these impressions start to harden into concrete. >> you know what else it was, it was desperate. it was a desperate political tactic at a time that a u.s. ambassador was dead. >> nbc news chief foreign correspondent richard engel is in cairo and w
.s. consulate in libya. is the confusion becoming a political liability? and mitt romney says he has a little secret. you're going to hear him predict he'll win a state most experts think is safely in president obama's column. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we're down to just 39 days until the presidential election. in about 20 minutes the president begins a series of fundraisers right here in washington. those are the only public events on his calendar today. yet this is the same day the president didn't have time for a face-to-face meeting with the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu who's in new york. instead they spoke by phone. here's cnn's white house correspondent dan lothian. dan. >> reporter: wolf, the white house always stresses that the president and prime minister netanyahu are in touch frequently. they downplay any daylight between the two leaders. but they didn't meet face-to-face this week. and so one phone call is getting a lot of attention. president obama and prime minister netanyahu attended the united nations general assembly in new york, but a
in for piers morgan. attacks on diplomatic compounds in both egypt and libya. joining me is the chairman of the house intelligence committee, congressman mike rogers. thank you very much for coming in. i want to get to 9/11, but there's some breaking news that we're following and i want to get your sense. an american diplomat has apparently been killed. people stormed the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. can you update us? >> it's my understanding there were nearly two dozen armed individuals that coordinated explosions and other things. this is the same site that was attacked with an ied about a month or so ago. very, very concerning, and it's concerning that this is a repeat target for them and that this may have been more successful because of the large scale of it. so it's, again, very, very concerning. we have seen al qaeda elements in libya spring up, as we have seen in tunisia, as well. all of that is concerning. we still don't know for certain yet, as i speak to you today or tonight, who is responsible and who's claimed responsibility. so those details are still unfolding. >> i
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. bill: more on that. serious questions about events leading up to the death of four americans in libya including one of our leading ambassadors. what the obama administration is saying about the attack that does not jibe with the reports on the ground. we'll check that out. martha: paying tribute to the border patrol agent whose murder is linked to a botched government running operation. what is being done now to honor brian terry. >> wanted to my son that night. something bad happened out there that night. i know something bad happened. i have more of a gut feeling more than they're telling [ female announcer ] gross -- i'll tell you what's really gross: used dishcloths. they can have a history that they drag around with them. for a cleaner way to clean try bounty extra soft. in this lab demo, one sheet of bounty extra soft leaves this surface 3 times cleaner than a dishcloth. it's super durable too. it's the cleaner way to clean. bring it with bounty extra soft. in the pink pack. and try bounty napkins. since ameriprise financial was founded back in 1894, they've been committed to pu
the constitution, or we will end up like olivia and egypt -- libya. i know this and say that god bless america. we have a wonderful candidate. let's get behind him. his name is mitt romney. he has these values to restore that which is the jobs that have been lost. he knows how to do it. we just need to get behind them. and i say these things and i hope everybody gets out and votes on november 6 and exercises their vote. >> host: onto the democrat callers, and west hartford, connecticut, it's bill. >> caller: hi, this is built from west hartford, connecticut, and i'm at proud liberal progressive democrat as well as an atheist on religious matters. i want to give the liberal and ago to ribs in a nonreligious people, atheists and agnostics on this values voter summit that i just love. i think they should change their name, for example, my first point, to the impose your values voters by legislation summit. we do have a separation of church and state, a lawless separation of church and state which thomas jefferson and james madison were instrumental with when the constitution was written and ratified,
in protests that often lead to violence and often lead to the loss of innocent lives and led in libya to the killing of four of our diplomats and security guards and the american ambassador on the scene. but what about these people who created this video in the first place? put it up there online? dan calling from cleveland ohio. dan, should we just leave them off the hook? what do you think? >> i think that you're kind of missing the boat here a little bit. these attacks in libya's embassy, from what i understand, reports are out this was staged and planned well ahead of these protests to coincide with the 9-11 anniversary. >> bill: no, that's true. but they were taking advantage of the protests that had been triggered by the video. that's why the secretary of state was talking about both in egypt and in libya. >> caller: i would say that the attacks in libya specifically libya would happen if the movie wasn't out there because those are planned -- we can't tie that fact to -- >> bill: sure you can tie it back -- d
and more breaking news. jon: good to see you, arthel the white house is it calling the assault in lib libya a terrorist attack. what is the political fallout here. >>> governor romney saying he is the candidate of change going after comments by the president last night that you could not change washington from the inside. could change be the message the romney campaign is looking for. a fair and balanced debate. >>> two years after giant whale killed one of its trainers, seaworld wants a court to allow trainers back in the tank with the enormous orcas. all that and breaking news all "happening now." jon: good morning to you on this friday. "happening now", the ever-changing story of a deadly attack in libya. hello, i'm jon scott. arthel: i'm arthel neville in for jenna lee. a lot of confusion as new details are emerging about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. four americans were killed including our ambassador to libya but when asked about the attack president obama wouldn't give a clear answer exactly what happened. as you by now know the obama administration insisted the deadl
attacks in libya, the investigation into those diplomatic attacks, and romney said it would be premature to offer any new assessments on the issue. that's a stark contrast from the statement he put out a few weeks ago with that comment, wolf. >> yeah. it's better to be cautious and let others do the talking for him on the sensitive issues. they're doing a lot of talking. much more on this later on. jim, standby cht i want to go to the president right now. he's at a fundraiser at a hotel here in washington. i want to hear what he's saying briefly. >> we're creating thousands of jobs across the country as a result. and today the united states of america is less dependent on foreign oil than any time in nearly two decades. so the choice is, do we build on this progress? or do we go with a plan that ulrse it? like my opponent's proposing. i do not believe in letting oil companies write this country's energy plan. i don't believe in endangering our coastlines or having them continue to collect another $4 billion in corporate welfare from our taxpayers. so we've got a better plan that keeps in
is a mixed members on the u.s. consulate attack on libya. lawmakers calling for an investigation. who is james clapper? we'll take a look. >> dave: remember when president obama said that americans cling to their guns and religion? well, paul ryan says he's proud to be a klinger. >> this catholic deer hunter is guilty as charged and i'm proud of that fact. that's what freedom is. >> dave: catholic deer hunter, vp nominee and why he says a second obama term makes him shudder. >> clayton: and then blaming the boss for stealing, one former tsa over revealing the real reason that he stole 1 million dollars worth of stuff from passengers. the shocking details straight ahead from the tsa. and it's sunday, "fox & friends" begins right now. ♪ >> it is sunday, good sunday morning, how are you guys. >> clayton: the top of the morning to you. people on twitter this morning wanted to make today, national coffee day part deux. >> dave: every day is coffee day on the curvy couch. >> clayton: who makes these days up anyway. >> dave: dunkin' donuts wants to sell more coffee. we'll ask a question,
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, after spending decades here in america, in exile, what libya's president tells nbc's ann curry about what lies ahead. you are watching msnbc. ♪ keys, keys, keys, keys, keys. ♪ well, he's not very handsome ♪ to look at [ sighs ] ♪ oh, he's shaggy ♪ and he eats like a hog [ male announcer ] the volkswagen jetta. available with advanced keyless technology. control everything from your pocket, purse, or wherever. that's the power of german engineering. ♪ that dirty, old egg-suckin' dog ♪ like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at relieving your allergy symptoms for 24 hours. zyrtec®. love the air. >>> just four days to go until the first presidential debate of the 2012 election. there's a lot on the line for both candidates, of course. but for mitt romney, the stakes appear to be huge. "the washington post" reporting, "republican strategists fretting over obama's recent rise said the debates could be the last best chance for romney to deliver a decisive blow. change the narra
dozen bills on the agenda today, including one honoring the diplomats killed in libya, in benghazi last week, and the re-authorization today of the federal emergency management agency. live coverage here on c-span at 2:00 p.m. eastern. host: the chair of the hamilton county, ohio, democratic party, tim. in cincinnati. and the republican party chair, alexander, from hamilton county. and from columbus, ohio, is jim, the political correspondent for wbnf-tv, the cbs affiliate in that city. gentlemen, thank you very much for being with us. jim heath, let me begin with you. hamilton county, ohio, has traditionally been a republican county, 1968 through 2004, a traditional republican county. in 2008 it went democratic. barack obama winning by 29,000 votes. what changed? >> well, a lot of republicans moved out of hamilton county into surrounding counties, steve, but there's one thing for certain in this election like past elections, the southwestern corner of ohio will be pivotal for mitt romney. he's got to get that back. he's got to perform better in hamilton county than john mccain did four
9:00 a.m. out west. welcome into "weekends with alex witt." rare reversal on the libya consulate attack. four days to go before the high stakes presidential debate. record quiet in tornado alley. and harvest moon rises. and a new intrusion in the private life of kate middleton. we have details on those stories throughout this hour. but first -- >>> we go to front page politics. the campaign trail looking live right now at a picture of a rally in ft. myers, florida taking place. there's vice-president joe biden speaking to voters on the second day of his swing through the battle ground state. let's listen in. >> benefits they get now. now wait a minute now. after they were told that, this goes to credibility. after they were told that, what did they do? they still introduced it in the house. and every republican but a few voted for it but for the democratic senate that would it passed and mitt romney said at the time were he president and this passed he would sign it into law. sign into law the requirement y'all come up with $6,400 a year more for the same benefits. and now they s
quickly, as these events were still unfolding before we knew the full story in libya, i think raises kind of gut -- questions of presidential judgment and tenor as opposed to the policy itself. >> of course, congress came back during this period and senator kerry was on the floor yesterday dressing down rand paul and others who suggest we should immediately be cutting off foreign aid to these hot spots. let's play a little bit of senator kerry. us. >> cut off the aid? you send a message of -- you know, you don't do exactly what we say, exactly when we say, exactly the way we want, we're not going to give you the pittance we give them. we give less than 1% of the entire budget of the united states of america, less than 1% goes into all of our foreign operations. all of our embassies, our security, our aid, 1%. >> senator kerry along with susan rice, two contenders if president obama were re-elected to become secretary of state. >> and you know, kerry gave just a great speech, a great political liner at the democratic convention if only that kind of speech and appearance when running for pr
as how the white house has handled this. the white house is saying what happened in libya was a terrorist attack, secretary of state clinton has walked back specifics as to whether the attack was driven by or carried out by an al qaeda affiliate in northern libya. i guess the question, as a senior political reporter at politico is, is this -- is this -- how do you assess the white house's handling of this in materi terms of the message and the back and forth of susan rice and the president. >> so it's hard right now to kind of move that around a little bit. i think that they could have had huge issues right after the attack, vis-a-vis security, vis-a-vis egypt if mitt romney hadn't gotten in the way. >> right. >> i think that was a big deal he got in the way because that distracted the conversation for at least ten days, him attacking the president. i think now, people have moved back to the economy a little bit. i don't know that people are foe cutting on this as much. >> richard, there's going to be on october 22nd the third debate focused on foreign policy and you can bet the republica
on the consulate in benghazi not only is al-qaida carrying out acts of terror but sabtage libya's effort to build a post gaddafi government. >> they are working with violent extremist to undermine in. as we saw in benghazi. >> president obama still hasn't called what happened in libya a terrorist attack and that outraged senators graham we recognize al-qaida involved in the terrorist attack is an inconvenient truth for a president who claims to be destroying al-qaida. but is it not too much to ask why the president and his administration took so long to state what appeared obvious about what happened in benghazi. aboard air force one. jay carny explainsine though we haven't heard it from the president. mr. obama considers what happened on 9/11 in benghazi a terrorist attack and mr. carny explained that the president spoke the attack at the united nations assembly and made it clear it is wholy unacceptable to respond to a video with violence. mr. carny said it is it by definition a terrorist attack when there is it a prolonged assault on the embassy with weapons. and the fbi is trying to figure ou
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